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Heura to Open Pop-Up Store in Madrid This Weekend

Heura, the leading Spanish plant-based food brand, will open its first pop-up store from May 20 to 24, in the Spanish capital Madrid. In this temporary store, customers will be able to taste some dishes made with the brand’s product portfolio including: Traditional minced and chopped vegan minced meat Vegan chorizo and sausage empanadas Chilli wrap with 100% vegan meat Barbecue pizza with chopped vegan minced meat The sale price …


Beyond Meat Pork

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China: Beyond Meat Launches Plant-Based Lunch Boxes Into 2,300 Lawson Stores 

Plant-based meat leader Beyond Meat continues its expansion in China following a new partnership with Chinese convenience store Lawson. The partnership includes two plant-based lunch boxes which will be rolled out into more than 2,300 Lawson stores across the country today.  One of the new plant-based lunch boxes includes Beyond Pork, the company’s first plant-based meat created specifically for the Chinese market, which Beyond claims has half the amount of …


Blackbird Foods Chili Seitan

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NYC’s Blackbird Foods is Bringing Restaurant-Level Vegan Comfort Food to More Consumers

As the diversity of plant-based convenience foods grows, many brands still rely on mass-produced ingredients that typically lack hand-crafted taste and quality. Enter Blackbird Foods, an NYC plant-based foods company passionate about bringing the best NYC-style pizza and seitan to consumers everywhere.  The world’s “meatiest” seitan Founded by chefs Mark Mebus and Craig Cochran, Blackbird originally produced seitan (a meat alternative made from wheat protein) for sale to local restaurants. …


Abbot's Butcher Chorizo in Target

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Abbot’s Butcher Makes Huge US Retail Expansion into Over 1,000 Target Stores

Abbot’s Butcher, producer of premium plant-based meats, announces a massive retail expansion into major US retail stores. The brand’s plant-based Chorizo is now available at 1,215 Target locations nationwide, while its entire product line is also expanding into 150+ locations of The Fresh Market and 73 Fresh Thyme groceries.  The announcement marks the largest retail growth by Abbot’s Butcher to date. Over the past year, the clean-label brand has experienced …


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Dear Bella Creamery Launches US National Shipping of Taiwanese-American Vegan Ice Cream

Dear Bella Creamery, an LA-based ice cream shop, announces its entire line of plant-based ice cream is now available for US shipping nationwide. Founded by Taiwanese-Americans, the brand aims to diversify the vegan ice cream market by introducing creative Asian-American ice cream flavors to mainstream consumers. Dear Bella is also opening a second LA ice cream shop this summer.  For shipping, customers can order up to five pints (5 for …


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Indian E-Commerce Platform Vegan Dukan Secures $325,000 in Seed Funding

Bengaluru-based e-commerce platform Vegan Dukan has secured $325,000 from Sunlight Capital Holdings. The seed funding will be used to improve user experience and increase the choice available on the platform. Vegan Dukan also plans to make its delivery service more efficient and expand its own-brand range, ULTX. This will help the company move towards its goal of becoming India’s leading vegan retailer. The platform was founded in 2019 by Sagar …


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The Vegan Kind Launches Plant-Based Frozen Section

UK online retailer The Vegan Kind has launched a new frozen section stocking the biggest names in plant-based food. Extending its offering to now include ice cream, frozen pizzas, meat alternatives, as well as frozen organic fruit and vegetables, the company looks to solidify its status as “the home of all things plant-based grocery”. With more and more plant-based producers looking to the frozen aisle for expansion, The Vegan Kind …


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Chinese Alt Chicken Brand Haofood Rolls out into 2,300 Lawson Stores

China’s peanut-based chicken brand Haofood has announced a new retail partnership with leading Chinese convenience store Lawson. Haofood’s new vegan satay nugget on a stick product is now available for retail at over 2,300 Lawson stores across China. To be sold initially at Lawson stores in Shanghai, Zhejiang, and Jiangsu provinces, Haofood will leverage Lawson’s market experience to accelerate its retail strategy and product availability throughout China. The move comes …


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Gardein’s Ultimate Plant-Based Line Adding BBQ Wings, Spicy Chicken and More

Plant-based foods brand Gardein, a Conagra-owned company, announces it is expanding its Ultimate Plant-Based line with seven new food products, including bratwurst, buffalo wings and spicy chick’n fillets. Launching in June, the collection will be available in grocery stores, mass retailers and through e-commerce. The upcoming lineup provides a wide variety of flavors and can be enjoyed at breakfast, lunch or dinner, Gardein says. The new arrivals include:  Ultimate Plant-Based …


Bon Devil Vegan Dessert Cups

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Bon Dévil Launches Premium Dessert Cups into Retailers Across US

Bon Dévil, the decadent plant-based brand creating “hellishly tempting” desserts, announces its rich ganache cups are now available in a lineup of major US grocers including Wegmans, Fresh Thyme, Meijer, The Fresh Market,  Amazon Fresh, Haggon and Bristol Farms. The brand plans to add more natural and conventional retailers in the coming months.  Made from coconuts, Bon Dévil’s “devilish” ganache cups are offered in four flavors – Chocolate Ganache, Vanilla …


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Plant-Based Waygu Beef Launches on GTFO It’s Vegan Across US 

Canada’s Wamame Foods has launched its plant-based Waygu branded beef products across the US with online retailer GTFO It’s Vegan. The vegan version of Japanese wagyu steak is claimed to be the world’s first premium plant-based alternative and will now be available via eCommerce.  Speaking to vegconomist on the launch, founder Blair Bullus said: “What GTFO It’sVegan offers Waygu is an avenue to reach all customers across the US and …


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Milkadamia and Beverage World Partner to Expand Macadamia-Based Milk in Canada

Dairy-free brand milkadamia announces a major partnership with beverage distributor Beverge World Inc. to bring its full range of macadamia-based products to Canada. Through the agreement, milkadamia’s line will launch at Canadian retailers nationwide starting in late May.  The product rollout will begin with milkadamia’s milk range before expanding to offer its macadamia-derived creams, butters, oil and spray. The first SKU’s under the deal will include:  Unsweetened Milk Unsweetened Vanilla …


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Revo’s “Better Than the Real Thing” Plant-Based Smoked Salmon Arrives in the UK

Vienna’s Revo Foods, previously known as Legendary Vish, announces that its popular plant-based smoked salmon slices, made from pea proteins and algae extracts, are now available in the UK through GreenBay, an online vegan supermarket based in London that ships nationally across the UK as well as internationally. Better than real salmon Revo reports to vegconomist that several content creators and influencers have been sampling and endorsing the product online, …


Skinny Butcher Stranger Things Nuggets

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Skinny Butcher Launching “Stranger Things” Vegan Nuggets at US Walmart Stores Nationwide

Skinny Butcher, which produces plant-based chicken alternatives, is launching Stranger Things-themed Crazy Crispy Chick’n Nuggets at US Walmart stores in May. Created in anticipation of the hit sci-fi drama’s fourth season on Netflix, the new product will be available in Walmart’s frozen aisle at a retail price of $7.99.  Made from pea protein, Skinny Butcher says its breakthrough poultry alternatives offer an unparalleled chicken taste without the use of any …


Else Nutrition Super Cereal for Babies

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Else Nutrition’s Super Cereal for Babies Receives First US Clean Label Certification

Else Nutrition, which develops plant-based nutrition for babies and toddlers, announces the launch of its first cereal product, Super Cereal for babies. Made to provide a sustainable, dairy-free alternative to conventional baby cereals, Super Cereal was certified heavy-metal safe by the Clean Label Project Purity Award.  Super Cereal is designed for babies six months and older and offers a nutritionally complete product that is organic, plant-based, and free from gluten …